TopicA Chiropractor Can Help With Chronic Back Pain
125 postsWed 10th Jan 2018 - 6:32am
Plantar fasciitis commonly affects women, many of whomJoint Advance Review wear uncomfortable (and unsupported) footwear. It is a common, painful injury that can go on for months. It happens when the Plantar Fascia stretches too much, small tears develop and the ligament inflames, causing pain. Often this is due to shrinkage of the achilles tendon causing stress on the plantar fascia.Plantar fasciitis is common in middle-aged people. It also occurs in younger people who are on their feet a lot, like athletes or soldiers. It is usually controlled with conservative treatment such as simple stretching exercises. Besides surgery and cortisone injections, physical therapy modalities such as electrical stimulation and ultrasound also can be used. Plantar fasciitis can be caused by overuse, injury, having high arches, or flat-footedness, also called overpronation.
Plantar fasciitis can occur alone from injury or may be related to underlying diseases that cause arthritis (inflammation of the joints) such as reactive arthritis (formerly called Reiter's disease), ankylosing spondylitis, and diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis.